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who knows what language is spoken in Nepal? is there a list of languages spoken in Nepal?

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list of languages spoken in Nepal:


language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
Nepali ne Official 44% See link
Maithili mai 11% See link
Bhojpuri bho 6.8% See link
Newari new 3.3% See link
Jumli jml 3.2% See link
Eastern Tamang taj 3% See link
Awadhi awa 2.2% See link
Dangaura Tharu thl 2% See link
Bantawa bap 1.5% See link
Western Tamang tdg 1.3% See link
Rana Tharu thr 1.2% See link
Eastern Magar mgp 1.1% See link
Limbu (Devanagari) lif_Deva 1.1% See link
Kochila Tharu thq 1% See link
Western Magar mrd 0.8% See link
Bagheli bfy 0.5% See link
Sherpa xsr 0.5% See link
Rajbanshi rjs 0.4% See link
Southwestern Tamang tsf 0.4% See link
Hindi hi 0.4% See link
Eastern Gurung ggn 0.4% See link
Western Gurung gvr 0.3% See link
Kathoriya Tharu tkt 0.2% See link
Tibetan bo 0.2% See link
Thulung tdh 0.1% See link
Bengali bn 0.1% See link
Mundari (Devanagari) unr_Deva Smaller then 0.01% See link
Lepcha lep Smaller then 0.01% See link


An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country.


According to the The Unicode Consortium the overall literacy rate (The ability to read and write) in Nepal is 57%.


More information about languages spoken in Nepal (see links):
Information links (Principal Languages, Immigrant Languages, Language Counts, etc.) about Languages spoken within Nepal - See link.
A complete Nepal's languages summaries - See link.
Map showing the locations of languages in Nepal - See link.


The Unicode Consortium - See link.
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